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Ross, John Andrew

Born 1954 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Charles A. Shaw. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 2011, and received commission on October 11, 2011.

Education:
Emory University, B.A., 1976
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:

Assistant prosecutor, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1979-1991; assistant chief trial attorney, 1986-1988; chief trial attorney, 1988-1991
Special assistant attorney general, State of Missouri, 1984
Special assistant prosecutor, St. Charles County, Missouri, 1989
County counselor, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1991-2000
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, Twenty-First Judicial Circuit, 2000-2011; assistant presiding judge, 2005-2009; presiding judge, 2009-2011

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, December 1, 2010; no Senate vote